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  1. Dad, I'm Scared': Words from the Upper Darby High lockdown I never want to hear as a mom.Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 1 | Philly.com

    I do not want to be like the parents I saw waiting during a lockdown Thursday at one of suburban Philadelphia's biggest high schools. I do not want to imagine, as I have been imagining with increasing anxiety over the past few months, that my young boys will one day be texting me, or their dad, while barricaded against an active shooter or, as was the case at Upper Darby, a classmate spotted with a gun.

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  2. Year of the Women: DelCo's Mary Gay Scanlon and Pearl Kim vie for U.S. HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Philly.com

    Democratic women running for the U.S. House in Pennsylvania often note as a selling point that the state's delegation in Washington doesn't have any women. On cue, voters usually respond with "That has to change" or "That's not right."

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  3. Leader of drug gang that moved 1,000s of pounds of marijuana is sentenced5:58 PMRead the original story

    Monday Oct 22 | Philly.com

    A leader of a large-scale drug trafficking organization that distributed thousands of pounds of marijuana throughout the Philadelphia region was sentenced Monday in federal court. Tyron McFadden, of Upper Darby, pleaded guilty to cocaine and marijuana distribution charges and conspiracy to commit money laundering.

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  4. The Jewish gaucho's son who improved the lives of the deaf | Stu BykofskyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Philly.com

    He's half-deaf and partly blind, but there's nothing wrong with his mind, and the chatty optometrist is laying a trap. Dr. E. Robert Libby is 98. He expects the cornball question, but when it doesn't come soon enough, Libby prompts me to ask it, and I do: "I just didn't die!" he says, laughing.

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  5. In 8 years, Pa. funds for special education rose $72 million....Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Philly.com

    The Philadelphia School District's special-education costs nearly doubled between 2008 and 2016, but the state share of funding shrank. Increases in special-education costs in Pennsylvania are far outpacing increases in the state's contributions to those expenses, leaving local school districts to pick up bigger shares of the tabs, according to a report released Tuesday.

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  6. Fox developing sitcom inspired by Upper Darby all-female car repair shop, Girls Auto ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Philly.com

    Fox is officially working on a sitcom inspired by Girls Auto Clinic , an Upper Darby-based car repair shop with a staff of female mechanics. Dubbed Patty's Auto , the show takes its name from Girls Auto Clinic founder Patrice Banks, who opened Girls Auto Clinic in January last year.

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  7. Restaurants and bars raising money for injured Dirty Frank's bartenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | Philly.com

    Friends in the bar and restaurant industry are seeking help for Sheila Modglin, injured in February after working at Dirty Frank's in Center City. Friends and family of Sheila Modglin - the popular bartender at Center City dive bar Dirty Frank's who was critically injured when she was struck by a car in February - are rallying to raise money for her medical expenses.

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  8. 2018 Emmys: When it's on, what to watch forRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Philly.com

    The first thing to know about the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards is that the show's on Monday, Sept. 17 - because NBC, whose turn it is to air it, has Sunday Night Football on the usual night.

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  9. Robert A. Wilson, 65, lawyer and church leader who battled multiple sclerosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Philly.com

    Services will be held Friday, Sept. 14, for Robert Arnold Wilson, 65, of Collingdale, a lawyer and Baptist church leader who fought multiple sclerosis for 43 years before dying of complications from the disease on Wednesday, Aug. 29, at his home.

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  10. Can SEPTA really get a celebrity to voice announcements?6:09 PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Philly.com

    On Friday, SEPTA released the results of a contest that asked riders who they'd like to hear voice announcements while waiting for the next train, bus or trolley - and the transit agency wants to see if it can make that happen. The naming contest came after Vancouver's TransLink partnered with actor Seth Rogen to voice transit announcements in his hometown, inspiring the marketing team at SEPTA to explore riders' preferences for celebrity voices in Philadelphia.

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  11. How these Eagles diehards made fan caves fit for championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Philly.com

    When the Smalls were planning the house they were building in Atlantic City nine years ago, they struck a deal. La'Quetta Small, wife and mom, would control the decor of 3,200 of the home's 4,000 square feet.

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  12. Upper Darby High School cancels classes on Friday because of reported threatabout 1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Philly.com

    Upper Darby police declined late Wednesday night to comment, but the department's Twitter account retweeted Philip Heron, editor of the Delaware County Daily Times, reporting that Upper Darby police had arrested someone after the threat was made and that Friday classes at the high school were canceled. CBS3 reporter Joe Holden tweeted that the school was ordered closed due to an undisclosed threat, but police "don't believe there's any substance" to the threats.

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  13. Teachers leave Philly schools at especially high rates, new study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Philly.com

    Fully half of all teachers nationally leave the profession within the first five years , with special retention challenges in urban school systems. New research out Wednesday shows that the problem is especially acute in the Philadelphia School District, where over seven years, an average of 27 percent of teachers left their schools in a given year - with some transferring to other schools - and about 15 percent left the school system entirely, according to the analysis by the Philadelphia Education Research Consortium.

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  14. A Pa. law sets off a feeding frenzy for public water systems. Will customers pay the cost?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Philly.com

    Investor owned utilities acknowledge that rates increase after they buy municipal systems, but say it's often because they make expensive infrastructure investments that public owners had neglected to do. Here, Aqua Pennsylvania contractors rebuild a water main on Hillcrest Road in Upper Darby.

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  15. Man, 21, arrested in July fatal shooting of Upper Darby teenabout 1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Philly.com

    After weeks of investigating who shot Armand Fennell during a botched robbery attempt and left him for dead on an Upper Darby street, police announced Thursday that a 21-year-old man had been arrested for the crime. Deshawn Cannon, of Upper Darby, has been charged with fatally shooting Fennell in the back, with the bullet tearing through the 17-year-old's heart the night of July 7. Upper Darby police announced Cannon's apprehension at a news conference, where a paper print-out of Cannon's face was taped to the far wall.

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  16. Police seeking two men in burglary, slaying at model's Ardmore apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Philly.com

    Investigators in Montgomery County released this image of a man who they believe was with Christina Carlin-Kraft hours before her death on Aug. 22. The model was found strangled to death inside her Ardmore apartment. Days after Christina Carlin-Kraft's violent death inside her Main Line apartment, police across Southeastern Pennsylvania continue their search for two men connected to her in the final days of her life.

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  17. Pro tips for making sushi rolls at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Philly.com

    In Japan, chefs often go through 10 or more years of training before earning the title itamae , sushi master. But that doesn't mean you can't become a maki master in your own home.

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  18. Norbert J. McGettigan, 93, decorated World War II veteran and Philly travel business ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Philly.com

    Norbert Joseph McGettigan, 93, formerly of Bala Cynwyd, a decorated World War II veteran and travel agent who handled trip plans for VIPs such as Princess Grace of Monaco, died July 31 of respiratory failure at Abington Jefferson Hospital. Mr. McGettigan was born in Highland Park, Upper Darby, into a family that ran a travel agency, and he followed suit.

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  19. Is Drexel Hill's new Darby Creek Trail a sign of progress in Upper Darby? Some residents think so.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Philly.com

    Brenna McGee packed up her fishing gear on a recent weekend and headed out from her North Philadelphia home with her boyfriend. Their destination? Drexel Hill, an oft-congested pocket of Upper Darby Township.

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  20. I became a SEPTA turnstile jumper during my teary goodbye to tokens...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Philly.com

    The paper transfer vanishes Aug. 1 from SEPTA's transit system, the latest analog fare tool to bite the dust after Philadelphia's regional transportation authority earlier this year stopped selling tokens in favor of a swipe card. Inquirer columnist Maria Panaritis used this transfer along with some tokens during a nostalgic spin on some SEPTA trolleys and subway cars on Thursday, July 26, 2018.

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